CHCF and The Kresge Foundation join forces in a multimillion-dollar investment initiative to focus health care entrepreneurs on the needs of community health centers.
This two-year fellowship offers clinically trained health care professionals the experiences, competencies, and skills necessary for effective vision and leadership of the health care system.
A program to place corporate professionals nearing retirement with community health centers sought to boost the clinics' financial management, strategic planning, IT systems, and operations.
CHCF seeks safety-net clinics to join a learning collaborative focused on improving care and reducing costs for high-risk patients with complex medical and social needs. Applications were due February 14, 2014.
High-value, cost-conscious treatment is a new concept for many physicians. Online cases teach doctors how to weigh the potential benefits, risks, and costs of common tests and therapies.
This multimedia presentation shows how leaders from five California public hospital systems traveled the country to learn how to apply the Lean management model to improve patient care.
On the road to health IT adoption and use, California physicians, hospitals, and community health centers have made progress since 2005. Also read consumer perspectives on the topic.
This Health Affairs article by Bodenheimer and Smith examines the primary care physician shortage and how health care organizations can increase capacity and meet patient demand by expanding other clinical roles.
Now more than ever, community health centers need to adapt to the new health care delivery environment created by passage of the Affordable Care Act. In response, the California Catalyst Fund helps clinics partner, collaborate, or even merge.
October 24, 2013
Community health centers face extreme pressure under the Affordable Care Act. Grants offer clinics help in collaborating and consolidating. Proposals are due December 2.
Held: September 25, 2013
Learn how Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC), a federally qualified health center system serving California's Central Valley, has made significant strides in improving the patient experience while boosting employee satisfaction.
Can paramedics improve the efficiency of emergency resources and enhance access to primary care for the medically underserved through a new model of care, called "community paramedicine"?
This Health Affairs article describes how CHCF-funded improvement projects have helped pave the way for California public hospitals to get ready for health care reform.
A growing number of Californians are being sent to ambulatory surgery centers for a wide variety of procedures, yet little is known about the care they deliver because reporting is not required.
Following a 2011 CHCF study of geographic medical variation in California, leaders in Humboldt County came together to examine the causes of variation in their region. A multimedia story recounts what transpired.